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Restored 1860s Hand-Hewn Barn, Luxury Retreat with Woodburning Fireplace

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Saugatuck house description

This stunning 4 bedroom, 4 bath home (3 'en suite') sleeps up to 8 and looks like it leapt right out of the pages of Architectural Digest. Custom throughout... it offers 3 story living, open floor plan, post and beam construction, in floor-radiant heat, gorgeous large living areas (both upper, and lower level-huge 'play room'), beautiful dining room, vaulted ceilings and spectacular views from every window.

Perfectly situated on a picturesque parcel nestled amongst the trees. The world is at your door... just minutes from the world famous Oval and Douglas Beaches, or, catch the chain ferry into downtown Saugatuck and explore...

Our homes' features include: 4 luxurious bedrooms ~ private suites on all 3 levels with gorgeous custom baths. Grand, yet natural and comfortable living and dining areas. A gourmet kitchen complete with soapstone counters, double farmhouse sinks, custom refrigerator, beautiful island with eating bar and any 'chefs' dream - a commercial Vulcan range. Large custom wood burning fireplace for cozy evenings.

The home offers a warm, yet open airy feeling... the feeling of nature and it's peacefulness surrounding you. Architecturally unique; with custom furnishings, an eclectic design and beautiful artwork.

Imagine being close to everything, all the action and excitement of our charming areas, or, the peacefulness and pleasure of a relaxing day at the beach then coming home to pure comfort..

It's the perfect vacation getaway whether you're a family seeking time away together, or a group of friends getting together for good food, and fun. We have it all. We invite you to contact us. Let us help you plan your ideal vacation.


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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 4400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef


      • Children Welcome:

        we love kids... lots of room to play......moreless

      • Limited Accessibility:

        possible handicapped available; relatively easy front access with 2 bedrooms & 2 full baths on main floor. Large open floor plan easy to manuever....moreless

      • Non Smoking Only:

        This is a non-smoking home. No exceptions...moreless

      • Pets Considered:

        please call for specifics...moreless

      Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

      • Master Suite: 1 queen

        Luxurious Master suite with private custom bath!...moreless

      • Loft Bedroom: 1 queen

        Unique loft suite with private bath and sitting area...moreless

      • Main Floor Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

        2nd bedroom - Main floor - Vaulted ceilings - Great views...moreless

      • Great Views-Bedroom 4 w/ensuite: 1 queen

        Spacious - Private bedroom - Custom ensuite...moreless

      • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2) Possible additional sleeping available upon request....moreless

      Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

      • Master Bath: toilet, shower

        Gorgeous custom bath - double lavs - glass tile shower...moreless

      • Main Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

        Beautiful Spa like bath - Soaker claw foot tub - slate floor...moreless

      • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

        Loft Ensuite Bath - Custom bath - Glass tile shower...moreless

      • Bathroom 4 Ensuite: toilet, shower

        Spacious - Custom throughout - Tile, Stone and Glass ...moreless

      • Every bedroom has it's own custom bath. True luxury...


      • Books:

        Phenomenal assortment of books...moreless

      • CD Player
      • DVD Player
      • Satellite / Cable
      • Stereo
      • Television


      • Family
      • Historic
      • Romantic
      • Spa
      • Sports & Activities
      • Tourist Attractions


      • Churches
      • Cinemas
      • Health/Beauty Spa
      • Library
      • Live Theater
      • Marina
      • Museums
      • Playground
      • Restaurants
      • Winery Tours

      Local Services & Businesses

      • ATM/Bank
      • Babysitter
      • Fitness Center
      • Groceries
      • Hospital
      • Laundromat
      • Massage Therapist
      • Medical Services

      Leisure Activities

      • Antiquing
      • Beachcombing
      • Bird Watching
      • Boating
      • Miniature Golf
      • Paddle Boating
      • Scenic Drives
      • Shopping
      • Sight Seeing
      • Sledding
      • Walking
      • Wildlife Viewing

      Location Type

          • Water View:

            Seasonal water view only. Walking distance to Lake Michigan's world famous Oval and Douglas Beaches. Catch a ride on the Chain Ferry into downtown Saugatuck and explore....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snowmobiling
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining:

            Large Trestle table seats 10 Plus, island seating for 4....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 10 people


          • Air Conditioning:

            A/C on all levels...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Large capacity, newer....moreless

          • Fireplace
          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Sauna for health and relaxation...moreless

          • Heating:

            Whole house heating system. Radiant heat in main level flooring....moreless

          • Internet
          • Linens Provided:

            All bedrooms have freshly laundered linens, beds made for your arrival....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Large open living/great room with 2 seating areas. *Lower level Family room / Play room...moreless

          • Parking:

            On site parking 4 vehicles...moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Towels Provided:

            Towels provided. Extras available. *Please bring your own beach towels....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Large capacity, newer high efficiency....moreless

          • Wireless Internet
          • Wood Fireplace:

            Gorgeous, custom stone fireplace in living room...moreless


          • Catering Available:

            Catering possible with advance notice....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Auto drip and French press available. Grinder too....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Assortment for all your needs...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            wide variety of dishware and utensils...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen:

            Spectacular, spacious, gourmet kitchen. Double apron sinks, 8 burner commercial range, custom refrigerator. A dream to create your culinary masterpiece!...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Pantry Items:

            Pantry items-spices available to use. *Please replace what you use up*...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Custom, Commercial refrigerator ...moreless

          • Stove:

            Commercial - Vulcan 8 burner...moreless

          • Toaster


          • Boat:

            Boat rentals and launches close by...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Unique Raised Deck featuring Glass side rails. Lovely views in every direction. Great place to have your morning coffee, enjoy dinner-a glass of our local wine or just rest, relax and soak up the sun...moreless

          Pool / Spa

              • Sauna:

                Great for your health, fitness and relaxation...moreless



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              from 4 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter Wonderland
              Nov 1 - Mar 19, 2015
              3 night min stay
              Summer Season
              Jun 15 - Sep 13, 2015
              7 night min stay


              Additional information about rental rates


              • cleaning fee $200
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
              • Taxes Included


              50% Reservation Deposit - Due at contact signing

              Remaining Balance: (including rental balance, cleaning fee & security deposit) - Due 60 days prior to check in.

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              Last updated: 12/20/2014
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              50 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Grand Rapids-Gerald Ford International Airport
              1 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Saugatuck Chain Ferry
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              The Ravines (Arnold Palmer Course)
              3 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Multiple Quality Restaurants-large selection
              3 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Douglas Beach & World Famous Oval Beach

              Beautiful Lake Michigan Shoreline and All it's Amenities. Sports: Golf, Tennis, Boating of every kind, Skiing, Hiking, Fishing and much more...

              Country Eateries to Fine Dining. Shopping Galore. Art and Antiques, Historical Society. Winery and Garden Tours including the Spectacular Holland Tulip Festival.


              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2006

              About: Unique, custom built cottage/home. Created from a civil war era barn originally located in Dewitt, MI. Recreated and handcrafted, every beam and board tell a story. Fabulous open floor plan, views in every direction and all the modern custom conveniences.

              Why Saugatuck:
              This home is unique in it's offering. A dream vacation spot for a family or several couples who'd just like to get away and pamper themselves and those they love. Make The Barn your destination... it offers the benefits of a beautiful, spacious, truly custom home with just about every amenity you could wish for, all for while being so close to the beach and all the action in Saugatuck/Douglas and surrounding communities. Great for a group of friends or larger family with a perfect location to take in all the fall colors and activities!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Custom built, unique architecture, loaded with amenities, tastefully decorated all set with beautiful landscaping tucked into it's natural surrounds atop a dune. You will feel like a king or queen in his castle overlooking your grounds and surveying the beauty around you. This home also features the unique benefit of being so close to ALL the major attractions in the area. Walk or bike to the beaches (Douglas & Oval), to Mt Baldy, the Historical museum or, to the chain ferry where you can hop on & ride over to Saugatuck... spend some time enjoying shopping, dining, art and history. Just minutes too from the charm and amenities of downtown Douglas... A must see!

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              • Come, Join us. Have the vacation of a lifetime!

                Come, Join us. Have the vacation of a lifetime!

              • The Barn. 1860s Hand hewn, post & beam. Open, inviting and natural.

                The Barn. 1860s Hand hewn, post & beam. Open, inviting and natural.

              VRBO #425598

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

              $575 - $689 per night (USD)

              4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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              Speaks: english
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